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Parapsychology -- Folklore

 Subject
Subject Source: Rbtyp

Found in 202 Collections and/or Records:

Legend of Grant's tomb / Suzanne Taylor, 1975

 Item
Identifier: FA 3 Series 2 Sub-Series 2 Sub-Series 1 Item 2.2.2.1.5.1
Scope and Contents note Report by Brigham Young University folklore student Suzanne Taylor. Mrs. Grant starts losing her mind and is shot by Mr. Grant, who is never prosecuted for the murder. If you go to her tomb and say 'Mrs. Grant, we're hear to listen to your story' three times, her ghost will come through the tomb and tell you how she went crazy and was murdered.
Dates: 1975

Legend / Robyn Whiteley, 1973

 Item
Identifier: FA 3 Series 5 Sub-Series 4 Item 2.5.4.3.1
Scope and Contents Report by Brigham Young University folklore student Robyn Whiteley. An Idaho state park called City of Rocks contains footprints made long ago by a giant.
Dates: 1973

Legend / Todd Russon, 1980

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Identifier: FA 3 Series 5 Sub-Series 5 Item 2.5.5.1.6
Scope and Contents Report by Utah State University folklore student Todd Russon, who collected information from Dick Burgoyne. The Bear Lake monster will tickle swimmers' bellies.
Dates: 1980

Little Boy Blue / John Frank, 1983

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Identifier: FA 3 Series 2 Sub-Series 2 Sub-Series 1 Item 2.2.2.1.10.2
Scope and Contents note Report by Utah State University folklore student John Frank, who collected information from David Osborne. In Ogden Cemetery there is a statue of civil war soldier with a circular drive around it. If you walk around the circle on a full moon night, the statue's head will turn to follow you.
Dates: 1983

Local legend / Robert S. Baker, 1984

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Identifier: FA 3 Series 5 Sub-Series 2 Item 2.5.2.1.4.1
Scope and Contents Report by Utah State University student Robert S. Baker, who collected information from Robert W. Baker. A crazy old man drowns in the river near his home; people who go near the river afterwards often drown as well.
Dates: 1984

Local wonder tale / Carol Christensen, 1971

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Identifier: FA 3 Series 5 Sub-Series 5 Item 2.5.5.6.1
Scope and Contents Report by Brigham Young University folklore student Carol Christensen, who collected information from Ronald Ray. A monster lives in a slimy irrigation ditch and likes to eat boys and girls.
Dates: 1971

Man and lady / Wendy Mackay, 1979 December 10

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Identifier: FA 3 Series 2 Sub-Series 2 Sub-Series 1 Item 2.2.2.1.16.1
Scope and Contents note Report by Utah State University folklore student Wendy Mackay, who collected information from Claudia Fullmer. There is a man and woman who kneel in front of a tomb stone. If they see you watching them, they get up and walk away.
Dates: 1979 December 10

Monster?? / Janice Gilliland, 1964 December 16

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Identifier: FA 3 Series 5 Sub-Series 5 Item 2.5.5.4.1
Scope and Contents Report by Janice Gilliland, who collected information from Norman Gilliland. A giant sea creature appears on a navy destroyer's sonar and is seen by several men on deck.
Dates: 1964 December 16

Multitude's grave / Kathy Gibson, 1982 April

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Identifier: FA 3 Series 2 Sub-Series 2 Sub-Series 1 Item 2.2.2.1.27.1
Scope and Contents note Report by Utah State University folklore student Kathy Gibson, who collected information from Julie Egginton. A couple build a cabin up in the mountians. One day the man goes down into Ogden for supplies, and the woman is killed by an ax murderer. When the man reurns and finds her body, he breaks mentally. He buries her in the mountains and can be heard calling her name at midnight.
Dates: 1982 April

Myra Hess / Gayle Vernon Gates, 1971

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Identifier: FA 3 Series 5 Sub-Series 2 Item 2.5.2.0.4.1
Scope and Contents Report by Brigham Young University folklore student Gayle Vernon Gates. A group of boy scouts is attacked by a vampire named Myra Hess.
Dates: 1971